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LOVIN'

everyone should know the power of self-love

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LOVIN'

LOVIN’

I hope he loves your freckles

And I hope he tells you your eyes are the best kind of blue


I hope she lets you know you’re still handsome when your hair isn’t gelled back

And I hope she loves you when you’re flailing your arms on the dance floor


But don’t pride yourself on others words

For yours are the ones that count the most


Love the scars on your body for they tell a story

And the frizzy baby hairs that stick out in all directions

Love the way your sideburns show when you tie your hair into a bun

And the way your legs and arms jiggle when you’re dancing in your room

alone on a Friday night


Love the way you see yourself

Not how others perceive you


Love your long legs and your tiny wrists

Love your short fingers and chubby toes


Love it all so much that you have no room for the negative

Love yourself so immensely that you need no one to complete you


Listen to your own words


The words that will build you and make you strong

The words that leave your thin lips

Words that resonate louder than bombs

The words that will build your confidence higher than the skyscrapers in New York


Let them echo through the universe

Shout them and scream them


And wear your words on your skin like armor


Let your skin be loud

And let your skin be loved


Let your love overflow

Let it seep out of your curvy body and into the ground

So others can see it oozing out of you

And so they can take it in themselves


Love the words your mouth speaks


And remember

to love others


The ones who need to be taught how to love

The ones who are struggling to see how remarkable they are

Who can’t quite seem to see why they’ve been put on this earth by God


Love yourself so you can show them

Teach them

And help them


For we all deserve to love and to be loved

And remember


The best person to love and to be loved by

Is yourself

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